Tea Tuesday #7: Eid, Edelweiss and Life Goals

Life this week Eid this year fell on the weekend. It's the 1 to 3-day festival Muslims celebrate after a month of intermittent fasting. Usually, my family doesn't celebrate it with much fanfare as it's just us but this year we decided we'd put more emphasis on celebrating it, while still keeping it casual. Originally,... Continue Reading →

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Tea Tuesday #6: Ramadan, E-books and Poison

Life this week   Eid is almost here! It's the 3 day festival Muslims celebrate after a month of intermittent fasting. People will be visiting family and relatives, going out, gifting money to kids and small presents to adults and offering the Eid prayer together at the mosque. It's a truly bustling event! For the... Continue Reading →

Legacy in Legend by Barbara Pietron (Book Review & Intl Giveaway)

I received a free copy of this book, thanks to Scribe Publishing Company and Xpresso Book Tours, in exchange for my honest review. This does not affect my opinions on the book. Book Blurb: New from award-winning YA author Barbara Pietron, an ebook bundle of the prequel and first two books in the Legacy in... Continue Reading →

Tea Tuesday #5

Life this week       My parents came back from a work trip in China and managed to bring back ALL of the items we ordered online from a Chinese shopping site! I earnestly miss the convenience of TaoBao, it's one of the largest and most popular online shopping site in China and delivers... Continue Reading →

Books I’m Reading in June

Can you believe that May is already over? Time is so relative. I thought I didn't read much but looking back I've actually written 11 posts, read 6 books and DNFed 2-3. Haha, what constitutes as 'reading much' is relative, too. Links to 'read' books will direct you to my reviews and the ones for... Continue Reading →

A Day Out in Colombo (Part 2): Makeen Books, Wellawatte Vegetable Market and Bombay Sweets

This is part 2 of my day trip in Colombo. You can find part 1 here, where I visited the Plâté art gallery that also sells art supplies and the Sri Lanka Tea Board where I found some fun packaged black tea! From there, we went to a bookshop, because no trip is complete without visiting... Continue Reading →

A Day Out in Colombo (Part 1): Art Gallery and Sri Lanka Tea Board

A fortnight ago I had a day out in the city of Colombo, where I currently live. A bit of introduction for those of you who have never heard of this place: Colombo is the capital city of a tiny island in the Indian Ocean, south of India, called Sri Lanka. It's renowned for its... Continue Reading →

Tea Tuesday #4

Ok, so I missed last week's Tea Tuesday post. By the time I remembered it was already Wednesday. Also, I had a...

Failsafe by Anela Deen (Book Review)

Failsafe by Anela Dunn is a high-stakes, stirring YA Sci-Fi, with a side of humor to lighten the tense atmosphere. It delves into what...

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